Living in Shipton
Useful information and external links to support you living in Shipton.
The Parish Council meets on the third Thursday of the month at New Beaconsfield Hall at 7.30pm. Members of public are welcome to attend and there is time set aside for public comments and questions.
During August and December a planning and finance meeting only is held.
Dates of Parish Council meetings for 2022-23:
|21st April 2022||Parish Council|
|21st April 2022||Annual Parish Meeting|
|19th May 2022||Annual Meeting of Council|
|16th June 2022||Parish Council|
|21st July 2022||Parish Council|
|18th August 2022||Parish Council (finance & planning only)|
|15th September 2022||Parish Council|
|20th October 2022||Parish Council|
|17th November 2022||Parish Council|
|15th December 2022||Parish Council (finance & planning only)|
|19th January 2023||Parish Council|
|16th February 2023||Parish Council|
|16th March 2023||Parish Council|
Parish Council work
Each Councillor has areas of responsibility:
|Cllr Mavin||Chair, Allotments, Schools Liaison, Library|
|Cllr Yates||Vice-Chair, Transport, NBH, Telecoms, Burial Ground, Media, Generator|
|Cllr Arnold||Volunteers, Benches, NBH, RFO Support, SuW Fair|
|vacancy||Playground, Planning, Defib/Generator|
|Cllr Hames||Highways, Drainage, Flooding, Emergency Planning|
|Cllr Lund||Environment, Trees, Grass cutting, Green spaces|
|Cllr Randall||Planning, PCC Liaison, SuW Fair|
THE CONSERVATION AREA
Much of Shipton is designated a Conservation Area. All developments in the area are subject to specific additional conditions and all established trees in the area are subject to tree preservation orders. For details on how these conditions might affect you please consult the WODC planning regulations site.
WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICE
In line with most other councils, recycling collections are fortnightly and will alternate with the general household rubbish collection.
Food waste is collected weekly.
Recycling materials that are collected in wheelie bins:
Cardboard, paper, plastics, foil, cartons, aerosols, food tins, drink cans
Glass will be collected separately. The Council collects batteries, textiles and cooking oil separately.